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HCMG 901, Fall 2015

Cost-Benefit and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

Faculty

Henry Glick, Ph.D.

Dan Polsky, Ph.D.

Course Syllabus

Session 1. 08/27/15. Introduction (HG)

Lecture 1. Introduction to Cost-Benefit / Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

Session 2. 09/03/15. Lecture 2. Welfare Economic Foundations of Cost-Benefit and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis (HG)

Lecture 2. Welfare Economic Foundations of Cost-Benefit and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

Session 3. 09/10/15. Lecture 3. Introduction to Cost-Effectiveness Analysis (HG)

Lecture 3. Introduction to Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

Homework #1 (Due 09/17/15)

 

Session 4. 09/17/15. Lecture 4. Discounting (DP)

Lecture 4. Discounting and Inflation

Homework #2 (Due 10/1/15)

Session 5. 09/24/15. Economic Theories of Cost (DP)

Lecture 5. Economic Costs and Their Use in CEA/CBA

Session 6. 10/01/15. Practical Costing; QALYs and Cost/Utility Approaches (HG)

Lecture 6. Practical Costing

Lecture 7. Preference Assessment

Session 7. 10/15/15. Preference Assessment; Sampling Uncertainty (HG)

Finish preference assessment lecture

Lecture 8. Sampling Uncertainty for Cost-Effectiveness Analysis (revised 10/15/15)

Session 8 . 10/22/15. Sampling Uncertainty for Cost-Effectiveness Analysis (HG)

Lecture 8 (cont.) Sampling Uncertainty for Cost-Effectiveness Analysis (part 2) (revised 10/15/15)

Session 9. 10/29/15. Measuring Benefits in Money (DP)

Lecture 9. Money Benefits 2015

Session 10. 11/05/15. Link Between CEA and CBA (DP)

Lecture 10. CEA/CBA Link 2015

Session 11. 11/12/15. Thresholds and Willingness to Pay Per QALY (DP)

Lecture 11. Thresholds and WTP per QALY 2015

Session 12. 11/17/15. Treatment Choice and Implications for Cost-Effectiveness Policy (AS)

Lecture 12. Treatment Choice 2015

(Last Class) Student Presentations